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Afghan corruption 'on the rise'

Thursday 8th of July 2010, 4:35
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Corruption in Afghanistan has doubled in the two years since 2007, according to a survey by an anti-corruption charity.
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US 'Grim Sleeper' murders: man held

Thursday 8th of July 2010, 4:44
related countries: United States United States
related places: Los Angeles

A man suspected of killing at least 10 people over more than 20 years is arrested in the US city of Los Angeles.
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Coup plotter surrenders in Manila

Thursday 8th of July 2010, 6:01
related countries: Philippines Philippines
related places: Manila

A rebel soldier who took part in the 2007 occupation of a luxury hotel in Manila surrenders to the new Philippine government.
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Indian Maoist attacks kill seven

Thursday 8th of July 2010, 7:30
related countries: India India

Maoists in India kill seven people in a wave of attacks carried out during a strike called by the rebels in parts of India.
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China targets gaming advertising

Thursday 8th of July 2010, 7:44
related countries: China China

China says it will stop online games companies from using sex, gambling or violence to promote their products.
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In pictures

Thursday 8th of July 2010, 7:45
related countries: United States United States

Staying cool as the eastern US bakes in a heatwave
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Deadly bombings hit Iraq pilgrims

Thursday 8th of July 2010, 7:51
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Baghdad

More than 40 people are killed and 100 are wounded in a series of bomb attacks on Shia pilgrims in Baghdad, police say.
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US spy court move ahead of 'swap'

Thursday 8th of July 2010, 8:08
related countries: Russia Russia

Ten people accused of spying for Russia are moved to New York to face charges of being unauthorised foreign agents.
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Israeli guns go missing as PM's bodyguards take US flight

Thursday 8th of July 2010, 8:40
related countries: Israel Israel, United States United States
related places: Washington

Four guns belonging to security guards accompanying Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to Washington disappear in transit.
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Cuba to free political prisoners

Thursday 8th of July 2010, 8:52
related countries: Cuba Cuba
related places: Havana

Cuba agrees to free 52 political prisoners in the largest prisoner release by the communist authorities for decades.
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'Big catch'

Thursday 8th of July 2010, 9:12
related countries: India India

Captured Indian Maoist rebel leader talks to BBC
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Getting personal

Thursday 8th of July 2010, 9:13
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Anti-UN feelings over Sri Lankan 'war crimes' probe
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Is this a new era for Cuba?

Thursday 8th of July 2010, 9:51
related countries: Cuba Cuba

Cuba has agreed to free 52 political detainees - its largest prisoner release for decades. Is this a 'new era' for Cuba?
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Abrupt end to German football-fest

Thursday 8th of July 2010, 10:14
related countries: Germany Germany, Spain Spain
related places: Berlin

The football euphoria that has gripped Germany comes to an abrupt end after a defeat by Spain, writes Tristana Moore in Berlin.
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Tour de France stage five - as it happened

Thursday 8th of July 2010, 10:23
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland, France France
related places: Montargis, Epernay

Switzerland's Fabian Cancellara is in the yellow jersey as the Tour moves from Epernay to an expected sprint finish in Montargis.
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Brazil football star surrenders

Thursday 8th of July 2010, 10:25
related countries: Botswana Botswana

Footballer Bruno Fernandes surrenders to Brazilian police after an arrest warrant over his ex-lover's disappearance is issued.
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Arrests in Norway 'al-Qaeda' plot

Thursday 8th of July 2010, 10:40
related countries: Norway Norway, United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States
related places: Oslo

Norwegian police arrest three men in Oslo on suspicion of plotting terrorist attacks and being members of al-Qaeda.
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East Timor 'open' to refugee plan

Thursday 8th of July 2010, 11:13
related countries: East Timor East Timor, Aruba Aruba

East Timor says it will consider housing a refugee processing centre, as the Australian PM appears to backtrack on the plan.
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Fresh bombings hit Iraq pilgrims

Thursday 8th of July 2010, 11:35
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Baghdad

At least five people are killed by bombs in Baghdad, taking the death toll from two days of attacks on Shia pilgrims to 45.
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Alabama town's self-help oil defences

Thursday 8th of July 2010, 11:37
related countries: Mexico Mexico

As the oil continues to spill out of the Deepwater Horizon rig in the Gulf of Mexico, Laura Trevelyan visits a small Alabama town to see how residents are taking matters into their own hands.
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Cameroon denies gay men harassed

Thursday 8th of July 2010, 11:44
related countries: Cameroon Cameroon, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Cameroon's government rejects the claim by a gay asylum seeker in the UK that he would face persecution if he returned home.
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CNN sacks Mid-East editor over tweet

Thursday 8th of July 2010, 11:48
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

CNN sacks an editor who wrote on Twitter that she "respected" a late Lebanese cleric said to have inspired Hezbollah.
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S Lanka minister begins UN 'fast'

Thursday 8th of July 2010, 12:00
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

A Sri Lankan minister goes on hunger strike outside the UN's Colombo office demanding it end a probe into alleged war crimes.
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Early pioneers

Thursday 8th of July 2010, 12:15
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Find points to first British settlers one million years ago
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Fake executives

Thursday 8th of July 2010, 12:42
related countries: China China

Chinese companies hire Westerners to secure business
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BP drilling 'ahead of schedule'

Thursday 8th of July 2010, 13:06
related countries: Mexico Mexico

BP says its efforts to stop Gulf of Mexico oil leak using a relief well is "slightly ahead of schedule" but warns of potential pitfalls.
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Huge Roman coin find for British man

Thursday 8th of July 2010, 13:44
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

One of the largest ever finds of Roman coins in Britain has been made by a man using a metal detector.
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Portugal ruling revives Vivo bid

Thursday 8th of July 2010, 14:08
related countries: Portugal Portugal

The European Court of Justice rules that the Portuguese state's "golden share" in Portugal Telecom is unjustified.
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EU Parliament bans illegal timber

Thursday 8th of July 2010, 14:18
related countries: United States United States

The European Parliament votes to ban illegal timber, echoing recent legislation in the US and delighting campaigners.
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IMF raises global growth estimate

Thursday 8th of July 2010, 14:31
related countries: India India, China China

The International Monetary Fund slightly raises its forecast for global economic growth to 4.5%, driven by China and India.
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Famous whale-saving New Zealand dolphin Moko 'is dead'

Thursday 8th of July 2010, 15:05
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

The carcass of a dolphin found on New Zealand's North Island is believed to be that of tourist draw Moko.
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Arrests in Norway 'al-Qaeda' plot

Thursday 8th of July 2010, 15:16
related countries: Norway Norway

Norwegian police say three men have been arrested suspected of plotting terrorist attacks and being members of al-Qaeda.
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Thursday 8th of July 2010, 15:28
related countries: Taiwan Taiwan

Fast food restaurants in Taiwan are urged to stop selling big burgers amid a growing number of jaw injuries, according to a report.
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Aid agencies 'at limit' in Haiti

Thursday 8th of July 2010, 15:49
related countries: Haiti Haiti

Aid agencies warn that their ability to keep delivering basic services in earthquake-stricken Haiti is stretched to the limit.
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Abu Hamza US extradition halted

Thursday 8th of July 2010, 15:51
related countries: United States United States

Europe's Court of Human Rights orders a halt to the extradition of cleric Abu Hamza al-Masri to the US on terror charges.
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Cycling: Cavendish roars back to win

Thursday 8th of July 2010, 15:54
related countries: France France

An emotional Mark Cavendish bounces back from recent setbacks to take the 11th Tour de France stage win of his career.
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US-Russia spy deal talk mounts

Thursday 8th of July 2010, 15:54
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States

Speculation mounts about a US-Russia Cold War-style prisoner swap as 10 suspected Russian spies face formal charges.
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India family 'forgives' attackers

Thursday 8th of July 2010, 15:55
related countries: India India

The family of a professor in India whose hand was cut off by suspected Islamic extremists say they forgive his attackers.
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Attack of the tomato killer? Australia probes poisoning mystery

Thursday 8th of July 2010, 16:00
related countries: Australia Australia

Millions of vegetable seedlings have been poisoned at a nursery in northern Australia, police say.
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New Zambezi bridge for Mozambique

Thursday 8th of July 2010, 16:12
related countries: Mozambique Mozambique

Mozambique's government has announced plans to build a $132m (£87m) bridge across the Zambezi River to help tap coal reserves.
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Relatives question Pakistan army

Thursday 8th of July 2010, 16:37
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Relatives of 23 suspected militants killed by Pakistani forces say they were in custody at the time of their deaths.
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Hanky-panky?

Thursday 8th of July 2010, 16:56
related countries: Ghana Ghana

How veteran Ghana footballers tricked rivals to score goals
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Klose a doubt for third-place tie

Thursday 8th of July 2010, 17:08
related countries: Germany Germany

A back injury could dash Germany striker Miroslav Klose's hopes of becoming the World Cup's all-time top scorer.
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Shalit march reaches Jerusalem

Thursday 8th of July 2010, 17:36
related countries: Israel Israel

Thousands of Israelis demanding a deal to free captured soldier Gilad Shalit arrive in Jerusalem after a 12-day march.
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Solar plane's night test success

Thursday 8th of July 2010, 17:44
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

An experimental plane powered by solar cells successfully completes a 26-hour flight and lands safely in Switzerland.
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UN chief recalls Sri Lanka envoy

Thursday 8th of July 2010, 17:56
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
related places: Colombo

UN chief Ban Ki-moon recalls his top envoy to Sri Lanka and closes an office in Colombo because of angry protests over a war crimes panel.
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EU 'should respond to Cuba move'

Thursday 8th of July 2010, 18:26
related countries: Cuba Cuba, Spain Spain
related places: Havana

Spain calls on the EU to soften its position on Cuba after Havana says it will free 52 political detainees.
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England v Bangladesh 1st ODI as it happened

Thursday 8th of July 2010, 20:59
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

England beat Bangladesh by six wickets in the first one-day international at Trent Bridge.
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Russia spies plead guilty in US

Thursday 8th of July 2010, 21:24
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States
related places: New York

Ten people plead guilty in a US court to spying for Russia, as the judge orders their expulsion in an apparent swap with Moscow.
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Call to end settlement tax breaks

Thursday 8th of July 2010, 21:45
related countries: United States United States, West Bank West Bank

The Palestinian Authority calls on President Obama to end tax breaks on US donations to Jewish settlements in the West Bank.
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Star athlete Fraser fails drugs test

Thursday 8th of July 2010, 22:43
related countries: Jamaica Jamaica

Jamaica's Olympic and world 100m champion Shelly-Ann Fraser tests positive for a prohibited substance.
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New US Central Command head named

Thursday 8th of July 2010, 22:54
related countries: United States United States

Marine Corps Gen James Mattis has been nominated to replace Gen David Petraeus as head of US Central Command.
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